WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (April 19, 2024) — “Iowa Farm Bureau members welcome the EPA’s announcement of continued access of E15 fuel for the 2024 summer months.

“By lifting restrictions, consumers will now have access to this lower-cost option at the gas pump, and the resulting demand for homegrown fuels will support Iowa’s farm families and rural communities, including more than 50,000 Iowa jobs supported by biofuels.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (March 20, 2024) — Local food is getting an important shot in the arm with the distribution this spring of nearly $2 million in state funding. But it’s clear more support is needed to meet the state’s growing local needs.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (March 19, 2024) — Registration opened today for the 2024 Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) Economic Summit: Pressures and Opportunities slated for June 14 at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny. The summit is designed to provide farmers with information into the key factors impacting today’s volatile farm economy, what that means for Iowa agriculture moving forward and how to mitigate economic pressures and leverage opportunities.

CLIVE, IOWA (March 18, 2024) — The Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) will donate 4,200 pounds of ground pork to the Food Bank of Iowa in Des Moines on

ROSEMONT, ILLINOIS (March 6, 2024) — Dr Paul Sundberg received the Distinguished Service Award at the National Pork Industry Forum in early March in Rosemont, Illinois, for his career-long dedication to bettering the pork industry.

ANKENY, IOWA (March 5, 2024) — Iowa continues to lead the nation in both biodiesel production and comprehensive pro-biodiesel state policies — and that's not a coincidence. That was the message today from biodiesel producers, soybean farmers, and other supporters as they met with Iowa lawmakers at the State Capitol.

The Iowa Biodiesel Board, an independent board founded by the Iowa Soybean Association and biodiesel plants, hosted its annual Iowa Biodiesel Day on the Hill on March 5.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (March 4, 2024) — Iowa Corn farmer-leaders participated in the 2024 Commodity Classic in Houston, Texas. The delegation from Iowa consisted of Iowa Corn directors, Iowa Corn farmer voting delegates and alternates, Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team members, and grassroots leaders.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (February 23, 2024) — The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) welcomes EPA’s final decision on access to year-round E15 for Midwest states and applauds Governor Reynolds for leading this effort alongside ICGA.

CLIVE, IOWA (February 14, 2024) — The Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) maintains its commitment to fighting food insecurity by supporting local food pantries across the state with the Pork in the Pantry program.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (February 6, 2024) — The Iowa Farm Bureau is saddened to learn of the passing of Bill Northey — a tireless champion, defender, and promoter of farmers and agriculture at both the state and federal levels. His steadfast dedication and life’s work to ensuring agriculture thrives will continue to impact farm families here in Iowa and across the nation for years to come.

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